We have picked our own top ten selection of world-wide low-cost airlines, and then compared the size of their air craft fleet. Who came out on top as being the biggest?
10.Tigerair – Size of fleet: 49
Tiger Air, began in 2004, is Singapore based low-cost carrier. As of the 30th of June, 2014, Tigerair holds a fleet of 49 Airbus A320-family aircraft, averaging less than three years of age.
The airline has further intentions to increase its fleet in the coming years. Their CEO,Koay Peng Yen, has spoken about the airline’s latest deal which will involve ordering 37 Airbus A320 planes; ‘We have recalibrated strategy and taken the necessary steps to reposition Tigerair for a brighter future. This deal effectively dissipates some concerns over a potential capacity overhang in the next couple of years. It also allows us to continue building on our leadership position in budget travel at a measured pace.’